Police and crime commissioners: a briefing for the drug and alcohol sector

Document type
Briefing
Author(s)
Roberts, Marcus
Publisher
DrugScope
Date of publication
1 March 2012
Subject(s)
Substance Misuse, Criminal Justice Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) in England and Wales from November 2012 has far-reaching implications for drug and alcohol services. PCCs will determine local policing priorities, set budgets for police forces, and allocate funding for community safety activity. Their budgets will include a proportion of the current funding for the Drug Intervention Programme. This briefing aims to provide a short and accessible overview of these reforms and their implications for the drug and alcohol sector.

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